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5th Floor Petrob House, 343 Surrey Avenue,
Ferndale, Johannesburg

Postnet Suite 111, Private Bag X04,
Fontainebleau , 2032 , South Africa

 

JOB MARKET

 

Management position for a hotel in the Drakensburg

We are looking for a single male with guiding/hospitality experience or farming or preferably both for a management position at a small luxury hotel in the Drakensberg.

The position will be temporary with a view to becoming permanent.

Candidates must be prepared to live on the premises and have their own transport. Responsibilities include; hosting of guests and assisting in the hotel, maintenance of the hotel and grounds, managing the farm staff and attending to all technical aspects of the property.

Minimum requirements are: A recognised tertiary education (degree/diploma) in hotel or agriculture or provable experience in either field, a drivers licence, fluent in English and able to speak Zulu.

Contact: cmfmanager@telkomsa.net

NQF4 Trails Guide Position Pilanesberg

Position is available immediately, or within the month of June

This is a field guide / Ranger position, for a newly opened lodge in the Pilanesberg.

Fgasa Field Guide NQF2 (level 1) and Advanced Field Guide NQF4 (level 2) is a requirement 

ARH, PDP and Trails Guide walking experience in big 5 reserve required

Candidate must have 5 star lodge and guiding experience

Back up lodge management 

Candidate will participate in certain lodge duties 

Housing accommodation provided

Uniforms provided

1 - 2 meals a day provided 

Contact Brenno Lupini for more info : manager@bushfellows.co.za

Field Guide - Limpopo Eco Operations (LEO Africa)

LEO Africa is a big 5 and wildlife monitoring and conservation volunteer project located on the Marataba section of the Marakele National Park. Our mission is to help and provide the Park Section Management with relevant information on the key species on the park, such as lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, black and white rhino and hyena, as well as conservation work and contributing towards anti-poaching activities. LEO Africa is the only monitoring facility in the park, making our work vital for the management of the park. LEO Africa is also an environmentally conscious organisation, operating in a responsible way and promoting sustainable living.
LEO Africa is seeking a dedicated, committed, hardworking and passionate guide to join our team. You will be involved in several aspects of conservation, and wildlife monitoring alongside duties at LEO base. Volunteers that join our project assist us in our work.


Duties to include, but not limited to:

  •  Games drives with volunteers to specifically monitor Big 5, hyenas and cheetahs
  •  Conservation activities
  •  Data insert and analysis
  •  Writing reports for the park management
  •  Creation of ID kits of the species monitored
  •  Camera trap processing
  •  Fence patrol
  •  House/camp duties such as supervising volunteers, cooking and car and camp maintenance
  •  Give FGASA talks/conservation to our volunteers once a week on a rotary basis with the other staff members

Qualifications / Experience:
Essential:

  •  FGASA Level 1 (Field Guide NQF2) (Theory and Practical completed)
  •  Valid DEAT registration
  •  Valid PDP license
  •  Valid First Aid certificate
  •  Experience with manual 4x4 bush driving and hold a valid driving licence
  •  Previous experience as a Field Guide or in similar research and monitoring environment
  •  Computer literacy skills including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  •  Good communication skills with fluent English, both spoken and written
  •  Ability to interact with people from different countries and diverse backgrounds.
  •  Physically fit, able to work in unfavourable conditions (e.g. heat or rain)
  •  Honest, trust-worthy and reliable
  •  Self-motivated, hard-working. organised and flexible in their work approach
  •  Must be able to work under pressure, independently and as a team with other staff members and volunteers
  •  Passionate about sustainable living, their work and that of Leo Africa
  •  Clean criminal record/proof of police check (visa)

Desirable:

  •  Experience of creating ID kits
  •  Experience with data collection, organisation and animal identification
  •  Trails guide qualifications: SASSETA rifle competency certificate and National Park Advanced Rifle Handling certificate (if a trails guide)
  •  Non smoking

Salary:

  • Competitive

Support Provided:

  • Food: Two meals per day will be provided. Breakfast and staff house items are private and supported with a R250/month allowance. Meals out on Friday evenings at own expense.
  • Accommodation: A private room with shared bathroom within the staff house.

Term of Appointment:

  • Fixed Terms

Start Date:

  • Immediately

Please send your CV and covering letter to marketing@leoafrica.org with the subject line ‘Field Guide’.
Position available until filled.

Website:
www.leoafrica.org
www.facebook.com/LEO.Africa
Contact:
Caroline Howkins
marketing@leoafrica.org
LEO AFRICA
Postnet Suite 93
Private Bag X6625
Thabazimbi
0380
South Africa

Head Ranger Position - Tshukudu Game Lodge

 We are looking to add a Head Ranger to our team at Tshukudu Game Lodge and would like to invite only applicants who fulfil the below requirements entirely to submit their CVs and references to accounts@tshukudulodge.co.za for consideration. These are strict requirements that must be met in order to be eligible for the position, and any applicant whose experience and motivation does not match the outlined specifications will unfortunately not be considered.

Requirements:

  • Mature male, preferably in their 30s
  • Needs to have previous experience in a senior guiding position (Head Guide  experience advantageous)
  • Needs to have drive and desire to take the Tshukudu safari experience to the next level
  • Needs to be up for a challenge
  • Needs to be innovative and accountable
  • Needs to be responsible
  • Needs to have leadership skills

Qualifications:

  • FGASA II or higher
  • Full Trails qualifications
  • Valid First Aid
  • Advanced Rifle Handling
  • PDP

Job specifications:

  • Live-in position
  • No meals included - dinner when have allocated guests
  • Furniture, curtains, linen, and towels to be supplied by candidate
  • DSTV point available in room - candidate to supply own decoder
  • Laundry service twice weekly
  • 2 x Sets of uniform supplied per year (provided after initial 3 months’ probation)
  •   Work/leave cycle: 21 Days on, 7 days off, 3 weeks annual leave after every 12-month cycle

Remuneration and benefits:

  • Salary negotiable for the right candidate
  • 50% Employer contribution to Provident Fund (50% employee)
  • Annual performance bonus/13th Cheque (60% of gross salary per month)

Limitations:

  • Not a couple’s position
  • Junior guides not eligible
  • South African citizens only 

Head Guide- Limpopo

Salary negotiable (Based upon experience and qualifications),
Provident Fund 13% of Basic,
Live in for single accommodation,
Meal provided whilst on shift.

FGASA NQF4 (level 2) or higher
NDT Registered
Advanced Rifle Handling
Valid Driver’s License with PrDP
Solid references
Matric will a requirement for this position.
First Aid Certified
3 x years’ experience in managing position as a HEAD Guide (Essential)
3 x years’ experience in a BIG 5 Game Reserve
A Criminal Clearance will be required.
Must have a valid South African ID.
Excellent communication skills.
Must be able to work in a team environment.

Send your cv, certificates and any written references to admin@whatnextrecruitment.co.za

Field Guide x 2(WNR1039)

Sabi Sands
R5000 – R6000/m
Live-in

A Private 5 Star Game Reserve is looking for an experienced Field Guide. 
You must have 2 – 3 years’ experience working in a Big 5 Reserve.
FGASA NQF2 (Level 1) minimum
NDT registered
PDP
First Aid
SAPS Rifle Competency 
A Trails Guide qualification, whilst not essential, would certainly be an added asset. 

Please forward a Full CV, certificates, recent photo and contactable references to admin@whatnextrecruitment.co.za

Head Guide x2(WNR1038) Sabi Sands

R10000 – R12000/m.
Live-in

Team Leadership Skills
Team Player
Problem Solving Skills 
Computer Skills (MS Office Suite)
FGASA Full Trail Guide, minimum NQF4 (Level 2), preferable Specialist Field Guide (Level 3)
Valid memberships, certifications and qualifications

Please apply with a Full CV, certificates, recent photo and contactable references to admin@whatnextrecruitment.co.za

Field Guide (WNR1030)

Marakele National Park, Limpopo
R5000 – R6000/m, Live-in

A Private 5 Star Game Reserve is looking for an experienced Field Guide. 
You must have 2 – 3 years’ experience working in a Big 5 Reserve.
FGASA NQF2 (Level 1) minimum
NDT registered
PDP
First Aid
SAPS Rifle Competency
A Trails Guide qualification, whilst not essential, would certainly be an added asset. 

Please forward a Full CV, certificates, recent photo and contactable references to admin@whatnextrecruitment.co.za

TRAILS GUIDE

Offered:
R8500 per month, depending on experience
Live in
Bela Bela:
Requirements: The candidate is required to be young at heart. You will be required to work under extreme conditions and long hours when required.
FGASA NQF2 (LEVEL 1)
NDT registered
Full Trails qualified
Competency Advanced Rifle handling
Valid PDP
Solid references
Matric will be a requirement for this position
Valid Code B driver’s license
A Criminal Clearance will be required
Must have a valid South African ID
Excellent communication skills
Must be able to work in a team environment.

Send your cv, certificates and any written references to admin@whatnextrecruitment.co.za

FIELD GUIDE

Offered:
R4000 – R6000 depending on experience and qualifications
Live in
Bela Bela:
Requirements: The candidate is required to be young at heart. You will be required to work under extreme conditions and long hours when required.
FGASA LEVEL 1
NDT registered
Competency Rifle handling
Valid PDP
Solid references
Matric will be a requirement for this position.
Valid Code B driver’s license. A Criminal Clearance will be required.
Must have a valid South African ID. 
Excellent communication skills and must be able to work in a team environment.

Send your cv, certificates and any written references to admin@whatnextrecruitment.co.za

Field Guide (WNR1044)

Greater Kruger area
R5000 – R6000/m, Live-in

A Private 5 Star Game Reserve is looking for an experienced Field Guide. 
You must have 1 – 2 years’ experience working in a Big 5 Reserve.
FGASA Level 1 minimum 
NDT registered
PDP
First Aid 
SAPS Rifle Competency 
A Trails Guide qualification, whilst not essential, would certainly be an added asset. 

Please forward a Full CV, certificates, recent photo and contactable references to admin@whatnextrecruitment.co.za

URGENT Back up Trail Guide

Negotiable (depend on qualification and experience)
Addo – Eastern Cape
Live in with meals on duty, uniforms 

FGASA NFQ2 (Level 1) (NQF4 (Level 2) advantageous)
FGASA Backup Trails (Lead trails advantageous)
Minimum 2 years’ experience
NDT Registered 
Valid PDP 
Valid Advance Rifle Handling certificate
Valid First Aid certificate
Must be computer literate
Must be a good team player and passionate about conservation
Must have a very good understanding of speaking and writing in the English language

Send full cv, 3 written references and certificates to admin@whatnextrecruitment.co.za

URGENT Field Guide

Negotiable (depend on qualification and experience)
Addo – Eastern Cape
Live in with meals on duty, uniforms 

FGASA NQF2  (Level 1) (NQF4 (Level 2) advantageous)
Minimum 2 years’ experience
NDT Registered 
Valid PDP 
Valid Advance Rifle Handling certificate
Valid First Aid certificate
Must be computer literate
Must be a good team player and passionate about conservation
Must have a very good understanding of speaking and writing in the English language

Send full cv, 3 written references and certificates to admin@whatnextrecruitment.co.za

Guide / Tour leader wanted

We are recruiting a field guide to accompany 8 international veterinary students on tours based on conservation and wildlife veterinary sciences.

This is a temporary position (May – September 2018) and involves travelling from Northern KZN to KNP and Northern Province.

Requirements:

  • FGASA level 1 or higher
  • Guiding experience of 1 year+ 
  • A valid PDP licence
  • A valid first aid certificate
  • Demonstrated communication, leadership, problem solving and decision making skills
  • A very outgoing personality
  • Must be able to work independently and show initiative
  • Have the ability to handle daily stresses and long hours with a high amount of energy 
  • A passion for conservation
  • A basic knowledge of Afrikaans preferable

The position offers a competitive salary and includes accommodation and food during tour dates.
Interested applicants can send their CV, letter of motivation and a recent head and shoulders photo of themselves to melissa@live4now.co.za
 

De Hoop Collection/De Hoop Nature Reserve

Job description: 
A private Eco-tourism company based in a well-known nature reserve in the Overberg area is looking to recruit an advanced Field Guide/Marine Guide. The applicant will be required to host and guide guests with enthusiasm on nature based activities offered by the company.

Skills required: 
Applicants should have at least a FGASA advanced level (NQF 4) or Marine Guide (NQF 2) certificate with a keen interest in the Fynbos Biome, Birdlife and the Coastal environment. A skipper’s licence will be an advantage. At least two - three years’ work experience in a similar position. We are looking to employ a dedicated and reliable individual.

Please apply by emailing your CV and contactable references.

Contact:

Justin Boshoff

justin@dehoopcollection.co.za